Business After Hours 2020

Network and socialize with others in the business community

Join us for the Chamber's monthly Business After Hours networking event, typically held on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 5-7pm. Our events are held at various venues throughout the High Country and offer the perfect opportunity for casual networking with colleagues and members of the business community. Enjoy complimentary appetizers along with beer and wine, provided by some of the area’s most popular restaurants and catering professionals.

2020 Business After Hours Schedule





January 9 

Deer Valley Athletic Club

Registration Closed

Photo Gallery

February 13 

East Boone After Hours at Booneshine Brewing Co.

Registration Closed

March 19

App State Athletics with Skyline/Skybest

Registration Closed

April 9

Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Registration Closed

May 14

The Inn at Crestwood with Medi Home Health & Hospice

Registration Closed

June 11

Mast General Store with Mountain Alliance

Registration Closed

July 9^

Beech Mountain Resort with Premier Images 

Registration Closed

August 20

First Horizon with Carolina West Wireless

Registration Closed

September 10*

Mystery Hill

Registration Closed

October 8

Hound Ears Club & Mountain Vista Window Washing

Registration Closed

November 12

LaQuinta Inn & Suites with Go Postal in Boone

Registration Closed

December 10

Blue Ridge Energy - Watauga District Office

Registration Closed

^ - Combined event with Avery County and Beech Mountain Chambers of Commerce 

* - Combined event with the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce. 

2019 Business After Hours Archive

2018 Business After Hours Archive

How To Host A Business After Hours 

Applications are solicited from interested hosts from Thursday, October 1, 2020 through 4:30 pm on Friday, October 30th. 

If selected, businesses are required to pay a $150-dollar non-refundable deposit at the time of contract to secure the date. The host business must have adequate parking and provide food and beverage for an average of 85-125 attendees. The Chamber staff will use the deposit money to advertise the event to the business community.

Multiple businesses may partner to host an event, providing the venue meets the host requirements. Please contact Wysteria White at with any additional questions about the application process.